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The latest news and information about Albert Lea Area Schools.

Kindergarten Readiness presented to Freeborn County Daycare Association

October 21, 2015

Kristy Nelson, Hawthorne Kindergarten Teacher, and Mary Jo Dorman, Elementary Services Coordinator, presented Kindergarten Readiness to the Freeborn County Daycare Association.

Sibley students see success in Stroll for a Goal

October 5, 2015

Sibley Elementary School students raised more than $23,000 on Friday for the annual Stroll for a Goal.  

School district expands offerings, brings in French classes

September 24, 2015

A Minnesota native with more than a decade of experience teaching French is looking to jumpstart the new French language program at Albert Lea High School.  


School District Levy on Taxpayers reduced 2.25%

September 22, 2015

For the second year in a row, the Albert Lea Area School District's local tax levy is going down. The proposed reduction in the levy that the Albert Lea Area School Board certified last night, is 2.25%. This comes a year after the district reduced its levy by 1.3%.  


Albert Lea High School Students Witness Mock Car Crash

April 21, 2015

While experience may be a helpful teacher, nobody wants to learn about the effects of a car crash being involved in one. 

Southwest becomes Albert Lea's - and the state's - first Blue Zones School

April 16, 2015

In a gym full of cheering students, Southwest Middle School on Friday became Albert Lea's first Blue Zones-designated school.